Family Medicine Physician/General Practitioner

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Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

Provide physician services in primary care, emergency department, acute care and extended care services.

The successful candidate is recruited for the community of Elk Point.

The successful candidate may choose to operate their business by joining an existing practice or by opening their own practice. This is the candidate's independent business decision and will not be managed through the recruitment process.


Responsibilities include, but not be limited to:

· Reside in and have as his/her primary residence in the community of Elk Point.

· Establish and maintain a full time community based practice within the community.

· Provide call support as per call schedules, including full time participation in the Emergency Department

· Contribute to and participate in teaching programs and activities; interest in leadership

· Contribute to and participate in other administrative responsibilities as assigned.

About the Community of Elk Point:

Additional Notes About Elk Point

Located approximately 2 hours Northeast of Edmonton, Elk Point is situated in some of the most beautiful scenery in Alberta. It is located on the bank of the North Saskatchewan River which was a fur trade route. Along with that they offer career and business opportunities due to the active oil and gas industry as well as the agriculture, manufacturing, retail and tourism industries. Elk Point is the ideal place to raise a family because of our excellent housing, educational and healthcare facilities and recreational activities. Population including catchment is 5111.

Elk Point is surrounded my many scenic lakes and within 25 kilometers of Elk Point you have numerous campsites to choose from. The Elk Point Golf and Country Club located 2 kilometers west of Elk Point on Secondary Highway 646 not only offers you a 9 hole golf course but also a secluded campsite with power, showers and a large playground for the kids. This campsite can also be accessed from the Iron Horse Trail. The Iron Horse Trail stretches 200km and is used year round for cycling, walking, ATV, snowmobiling and horseback riding. Further west on 646 brings you to Stoney Lake which has excellent camping and boating and fishing experiences. Other lakes and campsites include Whitney Lakes Provincial Park and the Elk Point Elks Wilderness Park on Kehewin Lake. Kehewin Lake is approximately 7 miles long and provides a beautiful setting for all your water sports.

Elk Point a full range of services that includes a grocery store and several convenience stores, bakery, 2 pharmacies, clothing and variety stores, hardware store, tire and automotive supply outlets, motels, hotel, Laundromat, a full service R.V. Park and numerous restaurants from fast food to fine dining.

Elk Point also have two top notch education institutions; the Elk Point Elementary School and the F.G. Miller Jr/Sr High School.

We also have an active Chamber of Commerce and an Economic Development Committee.

Town of Elk Point website:


  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • CCFP - desired
  • PALS - desired
  • Emergency Room Experience (Rural setting 1-2 years)

Candidate must have independent Emergency Room & Acute Care Hospital Experience in Rural setting within the past 1-2 years.

Preference will be given to applicants who do not require, or have completed, the CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment (PRA-AB).

Position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

Registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) or proof of Eligibility for Alberta Licensure required (to be included with application).

All physicians who wish to practice in Alberta must hold a valid license with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. For more information on obtaining this license and the eligibility requirements, please visit College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta www.cpsa.ab


Fee for Service

On Call Stipend – Physicians are remunerated for being on call.

Alberta Medical Association (AMA) Compensation Programs – AMA Membership compensation programs are under review and may be subject to change.

*For complete details on AMA Membership Compensation & Benefits, click here.

Recruiter Contact:

Gail Hachey, CHIM

Title: Physician Resource Planner, AHS North Zone (Medical Affairs)

Email: [email protected]

18 October 2020
Location: Canada Alberta Elk Point
Salary: Excellent Remuneration and Benefits CAD per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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